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From Farm to Fork

The Red Rock Area is situated among the rolling hills, picturesque prairies and mighty rivers of America’s heartland. What better setting to experience all that agriculture has to offer — farm fresh foods, beautiful scenery, homemade crafts, Midwestern hospitality, prairie antiques, innovative farm machinery and the history of the pioneers who settled this land. Come home to the farm to experience a kinder and gentler way of life.

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Knoxville

Knoxville Farmers Market
  • Knoxville Farmers Market

  • West side of the Square
  • Knoxville
  • 641.943.2223

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Hours

May  - October.  Drop by the Market and buy locally.
Tuesdays:  2:30p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturdays:  8 a.m .- Noon

Melcher-Dallas

  • Northcote Meats, Inc.

  • 114 SE A Street
  • Melcher-Dallas
  • 641.947.2011
  • Website

Famous for their tenderloins, Northcote offers a wide variety of meats.

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Hours

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pella

In't Veld Meat Market
  • In't Veld Meat Market

  • 820 Main Street
  • Pella
  • 641.628.3440
  • Website

Located on the east side of the square in Pella.

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Hours

Daily from 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.  Lunch served daily 11 p.m.-2 p.m.

Pella Farmers Market
  • Pella Farmers Market

  • 603 Broadway Street, 1 block south of the square, Pella
  • 1st Reformed Church Parking Lot
  • Pella
  • 641.628.4581
  • Website

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Hours

May-October


Thursdays:  3-6 p.m.

Saturday mornings

  • Pella Nursery Company

  • 1809 Vermeer Road East
  • Pella
  • 641.628.1285

Specialing in Apples and frozen fruit pies.

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Hours

Open year round.

  • Ulrich's Meat Market

  • 715 Franklin St
  • Pella, IA 50219
  • Pella
  • 641-628-2771
  • Website

Pella bologna, Dutch cheeses and more

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Hours

  Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:30, Safurday 8:00 - 5:00, Closed Sundays

Pleasantville

Pleasantville Farmers Market
  • Pleasantville Farmers Market

  • 905 West Pleasant Street
  • Pleasantville
  • 515.848.3790
  • Website

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Hours

May-October
Wednesdays:  3:30-6:30 p.m

Rural Marion County

  • B & J's Greenhouse

  • 1057 Virginia Street, Columbia
  • Rural Marion County
  • 641.891.2706
  • Website

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Hours

Hours of Operation: 

Open Seasonally with regular business hours

Spring - greenhouse business with annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetable plants, wire art, gift shop open M-F 10-5, Sat 9-3 and Sun 11-3.

Summer -

  • Coyote Run Farm

  • 1841 20th Place
  • Lacona, IA 50139
  • Rural Marion County
  • 515.689.8216
  • Website

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Hours

Open by appointment only.

Farm Crawl
  • Farm Crawl

  • Southwest Marion County-One day Farm Trail, October
  • Rural Marion County
  • Website

This one-day farm trail features several family farms in southwest Marion County and Lucas County.  Enjoy animals, locally grown produce, samples, activities, visiting with farmers and the beautiful countryside as you drive from farm to farm.  

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Hours

Visit web site for date in October.

Grape Escape Vineyard & Winery, Inc.
  • Grape Escape Vineyard & Winery, Inc.

  • 1185 40th Place, Rural Pleasantville
  • Rural Marion County
  • 515.848.3094
  • Website

Family-operated vineyard and winery.  Wines are produced from grapes grown in Iowa.  Marion County's first winery.  Outdoor movies June thru September, check website for schedule.

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Hours

Friday - Sunday;  Noon -7 p.m. and by appointment

Pierce's Pumpkin Patch
  • Pierce's Pumpkin Patch

  • 2491 Highway 14, Chariton
  • Rural Marion County
  • 641.344.2052
  • 641.344.1344
  • Website

Many varieties of pumpkins, squash, gourds and country store

Large hay bale maze containing 120+ hay bales, animals in the maze

Pumpkin Festival 2nd Weekend in October

Farm Crawl 1st Sunday in October

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Hours

Open last weekend in September through October
Open each day 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Williams & Sons Orchard
  • Williams & Sons Orchard

  • 170 County Line Road, Runnells
  • Rural Marion County
  • 515.966.2045

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Hours

Open August-September

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